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Perhaps the best Merengue bassist I've seen in my life

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Alvaro Martín Gómez A., May 21, 2011.

  1. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

  2. Sav'nBass

    Sav'nBass Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2009
    Northern Va.
    Wow.. I like it..
  3. Dude has chops
  4. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    definitely better than Jeff Berlin!!!

  5. meh.

    lifeless and not enough stank for me.
  6. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    That could be in part that he's playing along to some synthy background track.
    Yeah his tone is "hi fi" but man is his technique and time clean!
    Thanks for sharing
  7. pbasswil


    Feb 17, 2008
    The chordal background is thin and artificial. Put him behind a good horn band and I don't think it'll be lifeless.
  8. Billyzoom

    Billyzoom Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Bay Area
    That was astounding.

    "Meh"? Puhleeese.

    Awesome find. Thanks.


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